Funding

Balancing the cost of legal aid reforms

Changes to the funding regime for personal injury cases are set to affect both sides of the market. Key stakeholders explain how the reforms can most fairly serve all involved

Lords reject proposals to replace legal aid for children with CFAs

The government suffered another battering over the legal aid bill in the lords this afternoon as peers endorsed a series of amendments to bring all children cases back into scope.

Jersey open its doors to third-party funding

Royal Court ruling 'good news for individuals'

Third time lucky

The voluntary third-party funding code is a step in the right direction, but will we need more formal regulation in the future? Gavin Foggo and Caroline Benham report

Jersey backs third-party litigation funding

For the first time ever, a court in Jersey has backed the use of third-party litigation funding agreements.

Jackson LJ tells solicitors to rely on new third-party funding code

Lord Justice Jackson has said he anticipates that in the future solicitors will tell clients only to enter third-party funding agreements based on the new code, launched at the Royal Courts of Justice tonight.

Court of Appeal judgments to be televised

Ken Clarke, justice secretary, has told the Commons that the government will legislate to remove the ban on cameras in courts.